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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 11/09/2014Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 11/09/2014
by BWW - Nov 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/09/2014 for Philadelphia (more...)

Teen Lifeline to Honor GRAMMY Nominated Singer-Songwriter & Actress Jordin SparksTeen Lifeline to Honor GRAMMY Nominated Singer-Songwriter & Actress Jordin Sparks
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Teen Lifeline will honor Grammy nominated singer-songwriter, actress and philanthropist Jordin Sparks with the Alfredo J. Molina Community Lifeline Award at Teen Lifeline's 2014 Connections of Hope event at the Montelucia Resort on November 7, 2014. (more...)

Palo Alto Players Present HARVEY, Now thru 11/23Palo Alto Players Present HARVEY, Now thru 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Palo Alto Players follows up on its successful season premiere with the hare-raising comedy classic Harvey. Written by Mary Chase, this beloved play won the Pulitzer Prize in 1945 and has been charming audiences ever since! Harvey will play for 11 performances (tonight, November 7-23, 2014) at the Lucie Stern Theater located at 1305 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto. (more...)

CST's CPS Shakespeare! Begins TodayCST's CPS Shakespeare! Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents CPS Shakespeare!, a transformative arts-in-education program that engages Chicago Public Schools (CPS) students and teachers in creating an original Shakespeare production with CST theater and education professionals. (more...)

BWW Recap: SCANDAL; You Dropped a Tom on MeBWW Recap: SCANDAL; You Dropped a Tom on Me
by Jennifer McHugh - Nov 7, 2014

One thing you can never accuse SCANDAL of is having a boring episode. There seriously is not a second you can look away from the screen without missing something. I reached down to get a drink of water and nearly missed Mellie overhearing Fitz's phone call with Olivia. I just need to learn to not eat, drink or breathe during these 45 minutes on Thursday nights. (more...)

ESPN to Recognize Veteran's Day with Week of ProgrammingESPN to Recognize Veteran's Day with Week of Programming
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Armed Forces ClassicESPN's recognition of Veterans Day 2014, its sixth annual America's Heroes initiative, will include live, day-long SportsCenter coverage from The Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio (more...)

Tango Buenos Aires to Perform SONG OF EVA PERON at Segerstrom Center, 1/17-18Tango Buenos Aires to Perform SONG OF EVA PERON at Segerstrom Center, 1/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

Tango Buenos Aires, the internationally acclaimed and most uncompromisingly authentic Tango company in the world, will make its third appearance at Segerstrom Center for the Arts dancing four performances of Song of Eva Peron January 17 & 18, 2015 in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Song of Eva Peron journeys through the sensational life of Argentina's formidable First Lady with powerful and seductive music and dance. (more...)

United Nations Foundation Joins as Founding Partner of Inaugural Women's Entrepreneurship DayUnited Nations Foundation Joins as Founding Partner of Inaugural Women's Entrepreneurship Day
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

The inaugural Women's Entrepreneurship Day (WED) will take place on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. The United Nations Foundation has joined to support Women's Entrepreneurship Day founder Wendy Diamond and sponsors PwC, BNP Paribas, Nestle, and Microsoft for an in-person event at the United Nations. To ensure global citizens everywhere can join in the celebration, the event will be live streamed in 144 countries. This monumental event, in partnership with the U.S. Department of State and GEW, will be the world's largest celebration of successful entrepreneurs, women innovators, and job creators launching startups; bringing ideas to life, driving economic growth, and expanding human welfare. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Andrea Frierson Brings ME & ELLA to 54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Andrea Frierson Brings ME & ELLA to 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 6, 2014

Wetrock Entertainment presented performer/writer/jazz vocalist Andrea Frierson in 'me & ella,' at 54 Below last night. "me & ella," is a musical journey back to the beginnings of a young singer enamored with Ella Fitzgerald, set against a backdrop of New York City in the 1960's. Part memory play and part tribute, 'me & ella' is both a singer's coming of age story, as well as a valentine to the First Lady of Song. Written and performed by Ms. Frierson with musical arrangements and musical supervision by Ron Abel and direction by Murphy Cross and Paul Kreppel, 'me & ella' (more...)

Rochester Children's Theatre Becomes D.E.E.P. ArtsRochester Children's Theatre Becomes D.E.E.P. Arts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

Over the past year, Rochester Children's Theatre (RCT) - a non-profit theatre company for young audiences founded in 1991 by Deborah Haber and the late Stuart Burke - has transitioned into a national performing and arts education organization: D.E.E.P. Arts, which stands for Develop, Explore, Enrich, and Perform. (more...)

Gregory Haney, Marc Kudisch, Telly Leung & More Workshop New Musical THE NINE FATHERS OF ARIEL in NYC TodayGregory Haney, Marc Kudisch, Telly Leung & More Workshop New Musical THE NINE FATHERS OF ARIEL in NYC Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

The new musical THE NINE FATHERS OF ARIEL is currently undergoing a New York workshop, concluding with invited rehearsals for industry members today and tomorrow, November 6 and 7. (more...)

First Lady Michelle Obama to Host DOC MCSTUFFINS Veterans Day Special, 11/11First Lady Michelle Obama to Host DOC MCSTUFFINS Veterans Day Special, 11/11
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

A special 'Doc McStuffins' episode continues Disney's legacy of support for military families through a storyline that gently reflects common emotions young children face but find difficult to express when a parent or loved one is deployed. (more...)

GREY'S ANATOMY to Raise Awareness for Homeless VeteransGREY'S ANATOMY to Raise Awareness for Homeless Veterans
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Thursday's episode of “Grey's Anatomy” will include a storyline about a homeless veteran who enters Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital after being carjacked and losing everything she owns (more...)

Broadway's Laura Benanti to Return to CBS's THE GOOD WIFE!Broadway's Laura Benanti to Return to CBS's THE GOOD WIFE!
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

EW reports that fan favorite Laura Benanti will return in her role as Colin Sweeney's estranged third wife Renata on CBS's THE GOOD WIFE. According to the report, Sweeney portrayer Dylan Baker will also reprise the role for an upcoming episode set to air in 2015. (more...)

Andrea Frierson Brings ME & ELLA to 54 Below TonightAndrea Frierson Brings ME & ELLA to 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Wetrock Entertainment is pleased to present performer/writer/jazz vocalist Andrea Frierson in 'me & ella,' a musical journey back to the beginnings of a young singer enamored with Ella Fitzgerald, set against a backdrop of New York City in the 1960's. (more...)

Eight Part Mini-Series THE KENNEDYS Returns to REELZ TonightEight Part Mini-Series THE KENNEDYS Returns to REELZ Tonight
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

REELZ previously announced the return of the award-winning eight-part miniseries 'The Kennedys' making Tuesday nights in November appointment television. 'The Kennedys' will return tonight, November 4 with the first two episodes of the eight-part miniseries airing back to back starting at 9pm ET/ 6pm PT. (more...)

Khandi Alexander Returning to SCANDALKhandi Alexander Returning to SCANDAL
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Olivia Pope's mom will soon be making her return. (more...)

Mary Testa & Michael Starobin to Release New Album 'Have Faith' in DecemberMary Testa & Michael Starobin to Release New Album 'Have Faith' in December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Ghostlight Records has announced the release of the new CD from MARY TESTA - the two time Tony Award nominated singer and actress currently starring in Wicked on Broadway - and MICHAEL STAROBIN, the Tony Award winning orchestrator and arranger. The album will be available in stores and via online outlets December 2, 2014. Mary and Michael will perform a special CD release engagement at The Laurie Beechman Theater at The West Bank Cafe January 4-5,11-12, 2015 at 7:00 PM. For tickets, please visit www.lauriebeechmantheatre.com. (more...)

Disney on Broadway, Tony Kushner and More Among Theater Programs at NYPL, Nov-Dec 2014Disney on Broadway, Tony Kushner and More Among Theater Programs at NYPL, Nov-Dec 2014
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

The New York Public Library has announced its upcoming theater programs for this winter. Details below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 11/30/2014Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 11/30/2014
by BWW - Nov 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/30/2014 for Appleton, WI (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 11/30/2014Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 11/30/2014
by BWW - Nov 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/30/2014 for Austin (more...)

Audra McDonald Will Return to Carnegie Hall in DecemberAudra McDonald Will Return to Carnegie Hall in December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

Six-time Tony Award winner and Musical America's 2014 Musician of the Year Audra McDonald, returns to Carnegie Hall on Friday, December 12 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. (more...)

Two NSTA Books About Gardens Engage Kids With Text, PhotosTwo NSTA Books About Gardens Engage Kids With Text, Photos
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

Two new books from NSTA Kids introduce elementary-age children to the appeal of gardens, whether they attract butterflies to a First Lady's hometown or grow right outside the classroom. Each book combines engaging text and vivid photos with helpful resources for educators and parents who want to cultivate kids' interest in nature. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Jeremy Jordan, Sierra Boggess & More Set for 54 Below this WeekPatti LuPone, Jeremy Jordan, Sierra Boggess & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

2014 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards Update 11/25 - Adam Anderson in Lead!2014 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards Update 11/25 - Adam Anderson in Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 25, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Dallas Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 25th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Harvey Keitel and Michael Urie Visit HERE LIES LOVEPhoto Flash: Harvey Keitel and Michael Urie Visit HERE LIES LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

Michael Urie and Harvey Keitel recently visited HERE LIES LOVE at the Pubilc Theater, where they met with the cast and posed for a few photos. Check out a look back at their visits below! (more...)

Pablo Aguero's EVITA to Begin Principal Photography This JanuaryPablo Aguero's EVITA to Begin Principal Photography This January
by Movies News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

Pablo Aguero's long-delayed film EVITA, which follows the strange 25-year journey of the corpse of former Argentine First Lady Evita Peron, will begin principal photography in January. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Presents Black Violin TodayBrooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Presents Black Violin Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2014

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season today, November 22, 2014 at 2pm with Black Violin. Three-time winners of Amateur Night at the Apollo, this classically trained violin duo inspires young people to get fired up about classical music with their unique fusion of classical, hip-hop, jazz, blues, and R&B. Recommended for ages eight and up. (more...)

National Geographic Channel Premieres Six-Hour Miniseries EAT: THE STORY OF FOOD TonightNational Geographic Channel Premieres Six-Hour Miniseries EAT: THE STORY OF FOOD Tonight
by TV News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Now, as an accompaniment to the groundbreaking, six-hour miniseries EAT: THE STORY OF FOOD, premiering Friday, Nov. 21, through Sunday, Nov. 23, at 9 PM ET/PT, National Geographic Channel, with the help of No Kid Hungry(R) and First Lady Michelle Obama, aims to bring attention to America's food and health crisis. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: David Byrne and Jaygee Macapugay Talk HERE LIES LOVESTAGE TUBE: David Byrne and Jaygee Macapugay Talk HERE LIES LOVE
by Stage Tube - Nov 21, 2014

USA Today just posted an interview with Here Lies Love creator David Byrne and the show's star, Jaygee Macapugay. The pair talks about the interactive nature of the musical, Byrne's transition to writing 'popier' songs and more. Watch below! (more...)

Queen Latifah's Syndicated Talk Show CancelledQueen Latifah's Syndicated Talk Show Cancelled
by TV News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

According to Deadline, Queen Latifah's syndicated talk show has been cancelled after two seasons by Sony Pictures TV. The show will continue to air its remaining episodes through March. (more...)

SNL's Cecily Strong Tapped as Host of 2015 White House Correspondents' DinnerSNL's Cecily Strong Tapped as Host of 2015 White House Correspondents' Dinner
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

The White House Correspondents' Association announced today that Saturday Night Live's Cecily Strong will be the entertainer at our annual dinner on April 25, 2015. (more...)

LeapFrog's LeapTV'', LeapBand'' And LeapPad3'' Honored With Prestigious National Parenting Publications AwardsLeapFrog's LeapTV'', LeapBand'' And LeapPad3'' Honored With Prestigious National Parenting Publications Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ LeapFrogEnterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that LeapTV, LeapBand and LeapPad3 have all been honored with a Silver Award by the National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA). NAPPA enlists a team of independent expert judges and family testers to review each submission, with only the most entertaining, appealing, safe, educational, age-appropriate and enduring products receiving a NAPPA award distinction. To date, LeapFrog has received 40 awards from NAPPA, one of the longest running awards programs in the country. (more...)

LeapFrog's Hottest New Innovations, LeapTV'', LeapBand'' And LeapPad3'', Named '2014 Best Toys' By Dr. Toy AwardsLeapFrog's Hottest New Innovations, LeapTV'', LeapBand'' And LeapPad3'', Named '2014 Best Toys' By Dr. Toy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ LeapFrogEnterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that Dr. Toy has named multiple LeapFrog innovations as the 'best of the best' for 2014. LeapFrog's latest innovation, the LeapTV TM educational, active video game system, received Dr. Toy's '10 Best Toys for 2014' distinction. Additionally, the LeapBand TM activity tracker for kids was honored in the '10 Best Active Toys' category and the compact on-the-go LeapPad3 TM learning tablet was selected as a 'Best Picks 2014' winner. To date, LeapFrog has received 54 awards from Dr. Toy, making LeapFrog one of the most celebrated brands of this distinguished program. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 11/16/2014Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 11/16/2014
by BWW - Nov 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/16/2014 for Philadelphia (more...)

LV Philharmonic Presents ALOHA FROM LAS VEGAS Concert TonightLV Philharmonic Presents ALOHA FROM LAS VEGAS Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2014

Las Vegas is considered by many to be the 'ninth island' of Hawaii. The Las Vegas Philharmonic's first Pops Series concert for the 2014-15 season will celebrate the strong connection between the tropical paradise and our desert oasis by showcasing traditional and popular Hawaiian music in a program called 'Aloha from Las Vegas.' The concert will take place tonight, November 15th at 7:30PM in Reynolds Hall, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Queen Latifah Hosts THE HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS on CBS TonightQueen Latifah Hosts THE HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS on CBS Tonight
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

The Hollywood Film Awards today announced that multi-talented Academy and Emmy Award-nominated, Golden Globe Award-winning actress, Grammy Award-winning musician and talk show host Queen Latifah will host the inaugural broadcast of the HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS (more...)

The Auditorium Theatre to Mark 125th Anniversary With 'LIVING THE HISTORY' Gala, 12/9The Auditorium Theatre to Mark 125th Anniversary With 'LIVING THE HISTORY' Gala, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Exactly 125 years from when the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University opened its doors in 1889, the National Historic Landmark, led by Board Chairman Melvin L. Katten and Executive Director Brett Batterson, celebrates its milestone 125th Anniversary with a special performance, "Living the History -- 125 Years of the Auditorium Theatre" on December 9, 2014. (more...)

First Lady Michelle Obama Hosts DOC MCSTUFFINS Veterans Day Special TodayFirst Lady Michelle Obama Hosts DOC MCSTUFFINS Veterans Day Special Today
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

A special 'Doc McStuffins' episode continues Disney's legacy of support for military families through a storyline that gently reflects common emotions young children face but find difficult to express when a parent or loved one is deployed. (more...)

First Lady Michelle Obama Touts Arts Education at 2014 National Arts & Humanities Youth Program AwardsFirst Lady Michelle Obama Touts Arts Education at 2014 National Arts & Humanities Youth Program Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

At this weekend's ceremony for the 2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards, First Lady Michelle Obama spoke about the importance of the arts in U.S. schools. Among the programs she put in the spotlight were Aurora, Colorado's 'Job Training in the Arts' and Los Angeles's after-school dance program 'Everybody Dance!'. (more...)

First Lady Michelle Obama Honors New Victory Usher Corps at the White HouseFirst Lady Michelle Obama Honors New Victory Usher Corps at the White House
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

?The New Victory Theater received the 2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award today from First Lady Michelle Obama for the New Victory Usher Corps, the 42nd Street theater's creative youth development program for New York City teens. The New Victory Usher Corps, one of only 12 programs to receive the award this year, accepts the nation's highest honor for programs that excel in developing learning and life skills in young people through the arts. (more...)

U.S. Little League Champions Present Presidential EASTON  Glove to Barack Obama and First LadyU.S. Little League Champions Present Presidential EASTON Glove to Barack Obama and First Lady
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

VAN NUYS, CALIFORNIA(Marketwired - Nov. 10, 2014) - Easton Baseball, a leading manufacturer of baseball equipment and the Official Equipment Supplier to Little League® Baseball, designed one-of-a-kind customized gloves that were presented to President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama by Jackie Robinson West, the U.S. champions in this year's Little League World Series. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chicago Shakespeare Honored by First Lady Michelle Obama at White House CeremonyPhoto Flash: Chicago Shakespeare Honored by First Lady Michelle Obama at White House Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Today, at an official White House ceremony, First Lady Michelle Obama presents Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) the prestigious National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award, the nation's highest honor for after-school arts and humanities programs. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Rustie Lee to Lead SNOW WHITE ON ICE 2015 UK TourRustie Lee to Lead SNOW WHITE ON ICE 2015 UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Ice dancing phenomenon The Russian Ice Stars are set to transform theatres across the country into magical frozen wonderlands in 2015. The UK Tour of Snow White on Ice begins in Oxford on 8 January. (more...)

Company of Fools' Denise Simone Among 2014 Governor's Awards in the Arts Recipients; Ceremony Set for TodayCompany of Fools' Denise Simone Among 2014 Governor's Awards in the Arts Recipients; Ceremony Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Company of Fools and Sun Valley Center for the Arts are pleased to announce that Core Company Artist Denise Simone is among the 2014 recipients of the Governor's Awards in the Arts. Governor C. L. Butch Otter and First Lady Lori Otter announced this year's honorees in August. Simone received the Excellence in the Arts distinction. (more...)

President Obama and First Family to Light the National Christmas Tree December 4 from President's ParkPresident Obama and First Family to Light the National Christmas Tree December 4 from President's Park
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation are excited to announce that President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their family will officially light the National Christmas Tree on Thursday, December 4 at the 92 nd annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse in President's Park, one of America's 401 national parks. Follow @TheNationalTree on Twitter and visit www.thenationaltree.org for the most up-to-date event information including how to tune in and watch the online live stream of the show. (more...)

Holiday Cookie Baking Made Easy with Online GadgetsHoliday Cookie Baking Made Easy with Online Gadgets
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ As ovens heat up and people go online for holiday baking inspiration, so will Betty Crocker, moving bakers to #GetYourBettyOn by providing tips and tricks to make the season memorable and stress-free. (more...)

Mary Testa and Michael Starobin Release New Album HAVE FAITH TodayMary Testa and Michael Starobin Release New Album HAVE FAITH Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Ghostlight Records has announced the release of the new CD from MARY TESTA - the two time Tony Award nominated singer and actress currently starring in Wicked on Broadway - and MICHAEL STAROBIN, the Tony Award winning orchestrator and arranger. The album will be available in stores and via online outlets today, December 2, 2014. Mary and Michael will perform a special CD release engagement at The Laurie Beechman Theater at The West Bank Cafe January 4-5,11-12, 2015 at 7:00 PM. For tickets, please visit www.lauriebeechmantheatre.com. (more...)

Cengage Learning CEO Michael Hansen to Join President Obama, the First Lady and Vice President Biden at the White House College Opportunity SummitCengage Learning CEO Michael Hansen to Join President Obama, the First Lady and Vice President Biden at the White House College Opportunity Summit
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

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13-year-old Mo'ne Davis Named The 2014 Sports Illustrated Kids SportsKid Of The Year13-year-old Mo'ne Davis Named The 2014 Sports Illustrated Kids SportsKid Of The Year
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ 13-year-old Mo'ne Davis, the extraordinary pitcher who last summer illustrated for the world that no matter age, gender or race, everyone has the ability to make an impact and inspire, has been named the 2014 SPORTS ILLUSTRATED KIDS SPORTS KID OF THE YEAR (www.sikids.com/skoty). The announcement of her selection was made earlier today via Twitter by Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States, who tweeted: (more...)

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